Home Remedies To Remove Scars

Dr. Puneet Madan    30-05-2019 Consult

Scars tend to get less prominent with time. However, to speed up the scar removal and healing process, you could try some natural treatments and home remedies.

1. Vitamin E Oil

Open some vitamin E capsules and apply the oil to the affected area. Leave on the skin for about 30 to 45 minutes. Wash off with warm water not use this home remedy if you are allergic to vitamin E oil.

2. Aloe Vera

Apply fresh aloe vera gel to the scar. Leave on the scar for 30 minutes to 60 minutes before washing off. Aloe vera capable of lightening the scar, promoting the growth of healthy skin and improving your skin look and texture. Do not apply aloe vera on open wounds.

3. Lemon Juice

Apply lemon juice to the affected area. You could also dilute the lemon juice in case you have sensitive skin. Lemon has healing and exfoliating properties that help treat scars as well as remove dead cells. Lemon contains alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) which are potent for scar dissipation.

4. Coconut Oil

Rub coconut oil on the scar. Coconut oil is a potent home remedy for scar dissipation. The antioxidants, in coconut oil, help quicken the fading away of the scar, repair the skin and prevent the formation of new scars.

5. Tea Tree Oil

Mix tea tree oil and a carrier oil (such as olive oil, almond oil, or lavender oil) together. Apply this mixture on the scar. Leave on the scar for about 30 to 60 minutes. Rinse off thereafter. Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties that help reduce scar swelling and other skin blemishes.

6. Potato

Placed sliced raw potato poultice on the scar. Leave for 60 minutes before removing. Most forms of scars can be reduced with the help of potato. Raw potato contains potassium, sulfur, and chlorine that makes it suitable for scar healing. Also, potato has bleaching properties that help in lightening and fading the scars.


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